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Mike Bloomberg and Eric Schmidt Speak to City Leaders at Local Infrastructure Hub Convening

August 17, 2022

Bloomberg Philanthropies hosted the second virtual convening as part of the Local Infrastructure Hub: Support for U.S. Cities and Towns to Put Federal Funding to Work for Residents. The Hub is a national program to ensure that all cities and towns can access funding from the $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to drive local recovery, improve communities, and deliver results for residents.

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Government Innovation

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Results for America Announce What Works Cities Certification Will Expand and Include The United States, Canada, Central America, and South America

August 9, 2022

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Results for America announced the next phase for What Works Cities Certification, the first-of-its-kind standard of excellence for data-driven, well-managed local government. What Works Cities Certification will expand to include cities in Canada, Central America, and South America while maintaining its commitment to U.S. cities.

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Environment

Millions of Londoners to Breathe Cleaner Air if ULEZ Expanded London-Wide

July 29, 2022

Five million people are expected to breathe cleaner air if ULEZ is expanded to outer London. The expansion would reduce the number of Londoners living in areas exceeding interim Word Health Organization (WHO) targets for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) by 13 percent. This would improve air quality for 340,000 people including 87,000 children, 50,000 older people and 145 schools.

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Arts

The Trust For Governors Island And Bloomberg Philanthropies Launch New Digital Guide To Enrich Visitor Experience

July 21, 2022

The Trust for Governors Island launched a new, digital guide on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and cultural app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The Bloomberg Connects app helps to expand Governors Island’s accessibility for both onsite and offsite visits through multimedia features offering insights into this unique landmark in New York Harbor.

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Environment

Global cities convene in London to tackle triple threat of congestion, air pollution and the climate emergency

July 19, 2022

The Mayor of London and Chair of C40 Cities convened 16 major global cities, seven of which are from the Global South, to accelerate city-led action related to the triple threat of congestion, air pollution and the climate emergency.

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Government Innovation

Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Announces Sixth Class of Mayors

July 18, 2022

The Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative announced the sixth class of 40 mayors from around the world who will participate in the yearlong education and professional development program. The program is designed to equip mayors with the leadership and management tools to tackle complex challenges in their cities and improve the quality of life of their residents.

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Public Health

Bloomberg Philanthropies Invests Additional $115 Million in Resolve to Save Lives To Continue Preventing Deaths from Heart Disease

July 14, 2022

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced additional funding for Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL), a global public health non-profit organization focused on preventing deaths from heart disease. Heart attacks and strokes are the leading cause of death worldwide, and over the past five years RTSL has demonstrated that prevention is possible at scale. Bloomberg Philanthropies’ new commitment of $115 million over the next five years will support Resolve to Save Lives’ goal of saving 100 million lives from cardiovascular disease by 2047.

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Government Innovation

Local Infrastructure Hub Rolls Out Programming to Help U.S. Cities and Towns Access Federal Infrastructure Funding

July 13, 2022

Bloomberg Philanthropies released the first wave of programming from the Local Infrastructure Hub: Support for U.S. Cities and Towns to Put Federal Funding to Work for Residents, a national program to ensure that all cities and towns can access federal infrastructure funding to drive local recovery, improve communities, and deliver results for residents.

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Arts

Studio Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies Provide Paid Internships to 73 Students at 35 New York City Cultural Institutions in Summer 2022

July 7, 2022

Studio Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the start of the 2022 Bloomberg Arts Internship program, marking the ten-year anniversary of the program in New York City. Through this partnership, 73 rising seniors from New York City career and technical education public high schools are getting paid internships this summer at 35 New York City cultural organizations across all five boroughs.

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Environment

Bloomberg Philanthropies Joins the Global Fund for Coral Reefs Coalition to Accelerate Private Investment in Coral Reef Resilience

June 28, 2022

At the Sustainable Blue Economy Investment Forum held alongside the UN Ocean Conference, Bloomberg Philanthropies joined the Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR) coalition — the first UN-supported public-private partnership designed to leverage private investments to fill a funding gap for coral reef resilience and solutions. Bloomberg Philanthropies pledged USD $8 million to the fund, building on Bloomberg’s decade-long efforts to protect coral reefs and marine ecosystems increasingly threatened by climate change through its Vibrant Oceans Initiative.

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